So much stuff happening around the neighborhood and beyond this weekend.
The Phinney Farmers Market is back from 3-7 p.m. Friday in the lower parking lot of the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Check out what’s ripe this week.
The 18th annual Greenwood Car Show will take over Phinney/Greenwood avenues for a whole mile on Saturday. From North 67th to North 90th streets, you can ogle hundreds of beautiful classic and custom vehicles (all cross streets will be closed, except for North 80th and North 85th streets). About 20,000 spectators are expected. It’s free to attend; proceeds from car registrations and some vendor sales goes to the Greenwood Food Bank. Bring a can of food for the donation barrels if you can.
The Greenwood Senior Center is hosting a pancake breakfast Saturday from 7-10 a.m. at 525 N. 85th St.
The World Cup is still on, in case you hadn’t noticed. You can watch it at several neighborhood pubs and restaurants, or catch it on the big screen at the Phinney Neighborhood Center. On Friday, it’s Brazil vs. Portugal live at 7 a.m.; Switzerland vs. Honduras live at 11:30 a.m. On Saturday, it’s the first match of the Round of 16, Uruguay vs. South Korea, live at 7 a.m.; then USA vs. Ghana, live at 11:30 a.m. On Sunday it’s Germany vs. England, live at 7 a.m.; Argentina vs. Mexico, recorded, at 2:30 p.m.; and Germany vs. England again, recorded, at 7 p.m. Suggested donation of $3. Face painting and food available.
Carkeek Park presents its new temporary outdoor sculpture exhibit, “Heaven and Earth,” from Saturday through Sept. 26. Grand opening reception is from 3-5 p.m. at the Environmental Learning Center, 950 NW Carkeek Park Rd.
Kids Garden Day Celebration at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Community Garden behind St. John United Lutheran Church, 5515 Phinney Ave. N.
An evening of local singer/songwriters Greg Spence Wolf, Sammy Witness and Sebastian Clark, from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday at Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Café, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N.
Outside the neighborhood, traffic will be affected by the Rock ’n Roll Marathon on Saturday. Highway 99 will be closed from North 39th Street at Fremont starting at 5:30 a.m. Seattle Department of Transportation says the southbound lanes should re-open by 1:15 p.m. and the northbound lanes from the Viaduct to North 39th Street will open at 2 p.m. You can see all the road closures here.
And if you’re heading downtown on Sunday, you’ll have good company: 250,000 people are expected for the Seattle Pride Parade, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.